Sunday, June 17, 2012

Children's Delight

MAGPIE 122



Puddle ~ 1952, M.C. Escher
photograph courtesy of Tess Kinkaid, Magpie Tales on Blogger

A hop skip and a jump
Over the water we go
Turn around
Do it again

A hop skip and a jump
Stand at the puddles edge
Bend down
See your reflection

A hop, skip and a jump
Back to the water's edge
Jump in
Laughter of children

Barbara M Lake
Trinidad Wi
June 2012 




21 comments:

  1. You have described the child's rain ritual perfectly!

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  2. what a happy cheerful poem Bee! I can hear the giggles from here!

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  3. Ahhh...happy days of children, mud and splashing in puddles... lovely capture :)

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  4. Excellent on today's prompt.

    Thanks for stopping by.

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  5. oh and its not just for children either...maybe those of us that are still kids at heart too...fun play today...smiles.

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  6. And another issue upon we see eye to eye - puddles! Love the playfulness of your poem.

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  7. Enjoyed the lightness and fun take ~ To see with child's eyes is a blessing ~

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  8. So charming...this needs some music Bee!

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  9. It is 'catching' I'm finding out with the little one around us now!

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  10. Really enjoyed this "exercise"...has a real rhythm..nice!

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  11. This is fun... yes, children NEVER go around, do they?

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  12. cute... i am reading it like i am doing it... cool!

    JJRod'z

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  13. The child's perspective....love this! :-)

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  14. The happiest days are in puddles and mud...! Feelgood poem, Bee!

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  15. That's what puddles are for!

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  16. Thank you to you all for dropping in, reading and leaving a comment. As always, very much appreciated.

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  17. Such fun! Love the rain and we really need some here. Our lawn is so dry that it crunches when we walk on it.

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